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Volvo Cars has unveiled the athletic Volvo S90 R-Design saloon (sedan) and R-Design V90 estate, both featuring an advanced sport chassis for a more dynamic road-hugging road performance. These R-Design models of the S90 and the V90 feature a new front end design with a distinct grille and spoiler-integrated fog lights. Both its front and rear ends are marked by piano black trim. The sides are accentuated by new five-spoke matt black diamond-cut wheels. Meanwhile, the interior is laden with a selection of styling cues like distinct deco trim, pedals and mats as well as special steering wheel and the sporty contour seats.
Moreover, the interior comes with a high-level illumination package. Interested customers could now place an order for S90 and V90 R-Design models. Bjorn Annwall, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Service at Volvo Cars, remarked that R-Design provides the estate and saloon models of the 90 Series with a sportier edge and more responsive drive, as well as impressive performance styling.
Volvo introduced the Volvo S90 in Gothenburg, Sweden, installed with a number of features seen on the Volvo XC90 SUV. It is Volvo’s aggressive entry in the luxury sedan market, featuring superior materials and technology while providing supreme comfort and best-in-class semi-autonomous elements.Read the entire article R-Design versions of 2017 Volvo S90 and V90 introduced
A new R-Design version of the prize-winning 2016 Volvo XC90 has been launched. The R-Design family is well known for having the sportiest style within the XC90 lineup. The new Volvo’s seven-seat SUV will come with a variety of features such as a wide range of design, dynamic and equipment upgrades, all of them aiming to accentuate the sporty attitude of the vehicle.
Its exterior features 20-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. It is accentuated with silver-effect door mirrors that make a beautiful contrast with its gloss black mesh front grille and its tinted rear windows.
The inside is fitted with comfortable leather/nubuck sports seats, a 12.3-inch active TFT driver’s information display.Read the entire article Volvo launches sportiest-ever R-Design variant of XC90 in the UK
Volvo unveiled the all-new XC90 back in August but the manufacturer also introduced the XC90 First Edition, which was reportedly sold out in just 47 hours. Now, the Swedish manufacturer unveiled another variant of the XC90: the 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design. That’s right folks, the XC90 just got sportier and looks absolutely stunning!
As a result, the vehicle arrives with a redesigned front bumper, a new front grille, new fog lights, a silk metal window surround, integrated roof rails and silver matt mirror covers. At the rear, there is a redesigned bumper with integrated air diffuser and larger dual exhausts.
The design is completed by the 20-inch R-Design alloy wheels, but smaller wheels are available too. Inside, the XC90 R-Design gets gearshift paddles, Contour sports seats, a steering wheel wrapped in leather just like the gearshift knob, new pedals, floor mats and illuminated tread plates.Read the entire article 2015 Volvo XC90 R-Design arrives with a sporty and dynamic look
Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid could now be availed in R-Design specification. Customers can avail of the Volvo V60 D6 AWD R-Design Lux Nav starting at £51,675 (excluding a Plug-In Car Grant of £5,000) on-the-road. Deliveries are expected to start in August 2014.The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid R-Design features an exterior that marries the Plug-in Hybrid identity with the R-Design’s front bumper and grille, rear diffuser and 18-inch Ixion wheels.
V60 D6 AWD R-Design Lux Nav features a full R-Design cabin, fitted with sports seats complemented by a blend of black nubuck textile and perforated leather. The vehicle also features sports pedals, sports floor mats and charcoal headlining. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid also dons the special plug-in hybrid instrumentation and information.
Coming as standard on all Volvo V60 D6 AWD R-Design Lux Nav is the Volvo On Call telematic system, which enables users to use a free mobile app to access several functions and allows constant contact between the driver and the vehicle.Read the entire article Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid gets R-Design specification
Volvo Car UK has disclosed the pricing of its newest vehicles, the Volvo V40 R-Design and Volvo V40 Cross Country. The V40 R-Design has styling cues derived from the R-Design stable and features re-profiled front bumper and rear diffuser, five-spoke 17" Ixion wheels and silver matt door mirrors. The V40 R-Design also boasts of distinct R-Design embossed nubuck upholstery, sports floor mats, sports steering wheel and pedals.
Coming as standard for the V40 R-Design is a TFT crystal display screen with blue coloring, unique R-Design aluminium trim, illuminated gear-knob and vertical LED day-running lights.
For the ultimate sport luxury sports experience, a buyer could opt for the upgraded R-Design Lux, which, in addition to the standard specification, also features active bending xenon headlights with cleaning system, rain sensor and leather-faced R-Design embossed seats as well as cruise control, keyless start and rear theatre lighting.Read the entire article Volvo unveils pricing for V40 R-Design and V40 Cross Country
Volvo introduced today, ahead of 2012 Paris Motor Show the all-new V40 R-Design, a sporty version of the recently introduced hatchback. As you can see from the photos, the V40 R-Design comes with exterior styling changes over the standard V40, which contribute to a more aggressive appearance.
The exterior changes include a new front bumper with redesigned fog lights, a new front grille, a new rear bumper with integrated exhaust system and air diffuser and a new set of diamond cut wheels available in 17 or 18-inch diameters.
The car presented in the photos is in a Rebel Blue livery, but the V40 R-Design buyer has a choice of six other exterior colours. The chassis of the car has been developed in co-operation with Swedish racing driver Robert Dahlgren in the Volvo Polestar Black R team.Read the entire article Volvo unveils the V40 R-Design ahead of 2012 Paris Motor Show
Volvo’s British division announced that it will introduce the new top-of-the-line saloon and sporty estate models, in the guise of the S80 Executive and the V70 R-Design.
The two models have been installed with the latest Volvo Sensus infotainment system. In Volvo Sensus, nearly everything that is being sought is presented on a five-inch or seven-inch color screen that can be seen in the upper part of the center stack. In April, the screen is placed high so that the driver is able to keep the eyes on the road.
The new S80 Executive is the first Volvo model to be given an instrument panel top in leather, offered in either espresso brown or off black.Read the entire article 2011 Volvo S80 Executive, V70 R-Design: details, photos and specs
Volvo revealed a performance upgrade for the 2012 S60 R-Design and 2012 XC60 R-Design at the New York auto show. This is considered a new addition since traditionally, Volvo’s R-Design packages have only included modified looks and chassis tuning.
Powering these two R-Design models is Volvo’s T6 engine, a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, which was upgraded to deliver 325hp and 354 pound-feet of torque. In all other configurations, the T6 is rated at 300hp and 325 pound-feet.
This serves as an upgrade engine in the S60 sedan and XC60 crossover and in other Volvo products as well. The R-Design may be intended to be sporty but the T6 in both the S60 R-Design and XC60 R-Design models feature only a six-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.Read the entire article 2012 Volvo S60 R-Design, 2012 XC60 R-Design get some power boost
Following the tradition, Volvo unveiled today the S60 and V60 R-Design, two new sporty versions which will deliver a new driving experience. Besides the striking red colour, the new cars also offer new body kits consisting of a new front bumper, aluminum covers for the side mirrors, a new rear roof spoiler (available only for the V60 version) and a new rear bumper air diffuser and integrated exhaust system.
But the changes were not made only to the exterior. As expected, the new vehicles are now fitted with a strut brace, a bar that ties together the suspension strut towers in order to stiff up the body structure and make the steering feel more responsive.
At the rear, the S60 and V60 R-Design are now fitted with monotube dampers. Unlike the the twin-tube dampers previously used, these monotube damper features compression and return damping via the same valve.Read the entire article 2011 Volvo S60 and V60 R-Design: details, specs and photos
Volvo has announced that there will be a 2011 C30 and that it will be available in the US exclusively in T5 trim for $24,600 ( an extra $850 for destination and delivery charges). Volvo showcased the C30 T5 in Frankfurt and what impressed the audience most about it was its neo-brake.
The C30's fascia was revised and its bumpers were remodeled to bring the C30 in line with the future of Volvo design.
It can´t be denied that the C30 is alluring and what makes it even more attractive is its reasonable pricing, especially if you consider that it has the power to generate 227 horsepower due to its inline-five engine hooked to a six-speed manual.Read the entire article 2011 Volvo C30 T5 and C30 T5 R-Design pricing announced
Mediocrity and green doesn´t have to be together always. But with R-Design, the Volvo C30, S40 and V50 DRIVe can be styled just as dramatically and completely like other model versions.
This is in response to significant demand for vehicles that merge good eco features with thrilling design elements. The continuous optimization of the drivelines of the cars has made this development possible.
All the models satisfactorily pass the 120g CO2/km limit (which is 119g for all three models) even without the preceding external revisions intended to lower air drag, including unique body and underbody panels and air spoilers.Read the entire article Volvo C30, S40 and V50 DRIVe receive some R-Design ‘attention’
To give the Volvo XC60 a bolder appearance is the new R-Design option pack to be presented at the Frankfurt Motor show 2009. The Volvo XC60, which has a solid market share in the premium sport crossover segment, simply attracts attention wherever it goes but wait until you add these R-Design attributes.
Up for grabs are door mirror housings, twin chrome tailpipes, trim mouldings, décor trim in matte silk metal finish, and skid-plates. Wouldn’t you want to get a hold of these five-spoke Cratus aluminum wheels?
Unique for the R-Design models, these wheels are available in the standard 18 inches size or you can opt for the 20-inch wheels. This wider dimension is new to this car model and is only available with the R-Design option pack. An exciting new feature is color-matching the lower section of the car to the rest of the body, instead of the standard matte black execution.Read the entire article Volvo XC60 R-Design breaks cover
With Volvo’s introduction of the £500 R-Design interior pack on the S80 executive saloon, it is testing customers’ reaction before it announces a full-blown, standalone version. The R-Design traditionally includes tweaked suspension, body styling and a sports interior. Volvo has given the R-Design treatment to the other models in the range but it has not done so for the S80.
If there is enough interest in a sports-themed S80, Volvo will create a bodykit, with downforce-inducing rear spoiler, a deeper, more aggressive front bumper, and possibly sculpted side sills.
The S80 range has recently been treated to a “lowered dynamic’ chassis which would negate the need for an R-Design suspension.Read the entire article Volvo considers R-Design pack for the S80 sedan
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